A Clean Start

He’s zapped tuberculosis and stamped out smoking.
Now Tom Frieden wants to take on AIDS.
But can New York’s haughty health commissioner convince Queens its neighborhoods need clean needles?

City Lit: Inside and Out

Life on the Outside: The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett
By Jennifer Gonnerman
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 342 pages, $24
Reviewed by Kai Wright.